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Melmerby Hall

Melmerby, near Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria (CU014)
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Melmerby Hall details

Melmerby Hall is a Grade II listed manor house set in the foothills of the North Pennines, one of 40 classified Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England. It is within its own sandstone walled grounds, which are entered through an arched gateway at the edge of the village.

The grounds include an archery lawn, walled vegetable gardens and a Victorian castle folly at the foot of the lawn (now converted to a children's play area). The forested grounds of 25 acres incorporate a small tributary of the River Eden with picnic area and stone barbecue by the stream.

There is a connecting passage between Melmerby Hall and Stag Cottage, sleeping four guests which has lockable soundproof doors to respect guest privacy. You will also find Kirkbride Hall, sleeping eight guests within the grounds.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps 18 guests.
  • Nine bedrooms, three en-suite shower rooms, five en-suite bathrooms and one shower room.
  • Three open fires.
  • Large and well maintained gardens with a woodland walk.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog) to be kept to the ground floor please.
  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

  • Oak flooring and original Georgian shutters.
  • Sandstone terrace.
  • Billiards room.
  • Jetmaster open gas fire.
  • Oil fired four oven Aga, gas hob and additional oven, microwave.
  • American fridge/freezer, additional fridge/freezer in the utility/boot room, two dishwashers, washing machine, tumble dryer.
  • 2 LCD TVs, DVD player, iPod docking system.
  • Payphone.
  • Cot and highchair available on request.
  • Weber Barbecue with locally sourced charcoal provided for guest use.
  • Secure cycle storage.
  • Babysitting by arrangement.
  • Catering service available, please contact Lynn Hilditch 07775 733608.
  • Hot tub hire available - please visit cumbriahottubhire.co.uk.
  • Victorian castle folly at the foot of the archery lawn.
  • Clay pigeon shooting can be arranged with prior notice.
  • Sorry, no stag or hen parties. No fireworks with the exception of 5th November and New Year.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Any wedding enquiries must be directed through the office.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • Melmerby is set within the heart of the Eden Valley at the foot of the majestic Pennine fells and the famous Hartside pass which climbs to 1904 ft above sea level. An awe inspiring viewpoint on a clear day to take in the entire Eden Valley, the Lake District and, on occasion, southern Scotland!
  • Outstanding walks along the edge of the River Eden. One of England's largest Druidic stone circles - Long Meg and her Daughters - is also close by.
  • The Shepherds Inn at Langwathby, has good reviews for its food, service and friendly atmosphere.
  • Within the village of Melmerby and walking distance of the Hall are a village post office & shop, tea room, The Shepherd's Inn pub and a popular antique and bric-a-brac shop called La Brocante.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

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